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DTG Product Spotlight

(February/March 2019) posted on Wed Mar 13, 2019

A glimpse at some of the latest entries into direct-to-garment printing.


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More and more shops are looking into direct-to-garment printing as the technology evolves and becomes more viable for longer run lengths and different applications, all with greater reliability than earlier DTG units. Whether you’re looking to test the digital waters or you are already entrenched in DTG, this roundup of some recent product entries into the direct-to-garment market offers options to explore.  

Cheetah

OMNIPRINT 

Details: Industrial DTG printer with bulk ink system for continuous operation; individual platens can work independently; eight water-based inkjet piezo printheads; prints up to 1200 x 2400 dpi; base and colors print simultaneously on dark garments with True OnePass technology; color gamut of CMYKOG + white x 2; Direct RIP software with Color iOs; Wurk web-based production management software 

Substrates: Prints on a range of materials including 100% polyester and cotton/poly blends on a 16 x 20 max. print area. 

  

DTG Pretreatment Solution

EPSON 

Details: Oeko-Tex Eco Passport-certified pretreatment solution for polyester fabrics designed for use with SureColor F2000 and F2100 DTG printers and UltraChrome DG inks 

Substrates: Light and dark synthetic garments including sports apparel, activewear, imitation silk and leather, and accessories 

 

Atlas

KORNIT 

Details: Industrial DTG printer for high-volume production; resolutions up to 1200 dpi; Kornit NeoPigment Eco Rapid inks; 6-color CMYKRG + white; embedded ink recirculation system; printing area up to 23.5 x 35 in.; integrated pretreatment process; automated wrinkle detection and remote service capabilities

Substrates: Images a variety of substrates including cotton, polyester, cotton-poly blends, Lycra, viscose, silk, leather, denim, and more. 

 

VersaStudio BT-12

ROLAND DGA 

Details: Entry-level desktop DTG printer with a 15.7 x 29.9-in. footprint; includes a finishing unit stacked with the printer unit; features Roland Design Software with intuitive interface requiring minimal training for use in gift shops or event venues seeking to add on-demand printing

Substrates: Cotton-based items

 

 

Synergy + Firefly All-in-One

BROTHER

Details: Integrated production line to streamline direct-to-garment digital printing; barcodes link equipment components and allow the operator to manage the job from a single control panel; modular system can reach production speeds up to 140 pieces/hr when configured with four Brother GTX DTG printers 

 


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